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Affiliate membership

Affiliate Membership of the British Pharmacological Society is available to individuals from related disciplines and to those with pharmacology qualifications who no longer work in the field. This may include research assistants/fellows from allied disciplines; pharmacists; nurses; science teachers with an interest or academic background in pharmacology; science administrators; science writers; other professionals whose work or studies bring them into contact with or gives them an interest in pharmacology.
Individuals with no academic background or professional involvement in pharmacology (or closely related subjects) or medicine will not be eligible for Affiliate Membership.
Please read the Membership Declaration before agreeing to the terms on the online application form.
On application: £70 per annum


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Membership fees: further information
Membership fees are due on application and then on 1 January each year. Applications between 1 October and 31 December each year are charged at £87.50, but no annual fee is due on the 1 January following the first payment.

On renewal;
Direct Debit: £50*
Debit/Credit Card (by 1 February): £60  

*Direct Debit payment is offered with a discount of £20 against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues.

Paying by Direct Debit (UK renewals only)
Direct Debit from a UK bank account is a simple and convenient way to pay your membership dues and subscriptions. Please complete and return the Direct Debit mandate to the office on or before 31 August. We can only accept payment by Direct Debit if we receive the mandate before this deadline, in order to collect payments in the first week of January.

Other payment methods
If you are unable to pay by Direct Debit because you do not have a UK bank account, you can pay securely and conveniently by credit or debit card via the My Society section of the website. Discounts for prompt payment are available against Affiliate Membership, Early Career Membership, Full Membership and Fellowship dues and Annual Renewal Notices will show the discounted rate on the basis that payment will be received strictly within 30 days of the annual renewal date (1 January). The Society reserves the right to impose a surcharge for late payment.